Minnesota reports 40 COVID deaths, 1,653 hospitalizations
More than 1.3 million Minnesotans have received a booster dose of vaccine.
ST. PAUL — Following are the Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Thursday, Dec. 9. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
- NEW CASES: 3,754
SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE OF NEW CASES PER 100,000 PEOPLE: 72.7 (as of 12/1)
- TOTAL CASES, INCLUDING REINFECTIONS: 952,232
- TOTAL REINFECTIONS: 11,175
- SEVEN-DAY, ROLLING AVERAGE TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 11.9 (as of 12/1)
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 1,653
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 47,746
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 40
TOTAL DEATHS: 9,814
FIRST DOSE ADMINISTERED: 3,683,815 or 70.7% of ages 5 and up
COMPLETED SERIES (2 doses): 3,424,923 or 65.7% of ages 5 and up
BOOSTER DOSES ADMINISTERED: 1,312,766
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